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March 2020 I apologise for being a little late with my update this month but I have been buried in a book (which will be published this September and is about all the wildlife here in this garden) and lost track of the days. What with some of the wettest weather I have known in… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Martin QualterTubber Road, Gort, Galway / Claregalway, Galway Tubber Rd, Gort and formerly of Baunmore, Claregalway. Peacefully, predeceased by his brothers James, Billy and P J, sisters Nonie, Mary and Winnie. Sadly missed by his sisters Julia and Kitty, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.May his gentle soul rest in… Read more »

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R.I.P. BURKE, Tom, Lydican, Claregalway The death has occurred of Tom BurkeLydican, Claregalway, Galway / Athenry, Galway (formerly Tiaquinn, Athenry, Co. Galway)Dearly beloved husband and best friend of Kathleen. Sadly missed by his wife, brothers and sisters Maura, Michael, Paul, Liam, Bernie, P.J., Gerry, Carmel, Noel, Declan and Connie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and their families, neighbours… Read more »

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     It is such a shame that we don’t grow more fruits and vegetables in our gardens. If the idea of digging ridges of potatoes and so on does not appeal to you at least seriously consider planting some fruits. They are not as labour intensive and will give a good and healthy return…. Read more »

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An Taoiseach’s address: Lá Fhéile Pádraig shona daoibh!This is a Saint Patrick’s Day like no other. A day that none of us will ever forget.Today’s children will tell their own children and grandchildren about the national holiday in 2020 that had no parades or parties… but instead saw everyone staying at home to protect each… Read more »

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There is no need to panic.I was walking about in our fields of vegetables on Friday morning and as we were harvesting kale and leeks and other veg, I found it very difficult to reconcile what we were doing with what was happening around the country. Supermarkets became places of chaos, as scenes of empty… Read more »

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Friends, in recent weeks the coronavirus outbreak has had a profound impact on countries around the world—and increasingly, here now in our beautiful country of Ireland. Tough times ahead , but lets not forget what it means to be Irish. Lets try to support each other , our elderly, our children, our doctors, nurses, first… Read more »

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The drama of the General Election may be behind us and Galway 2020 may be in full swing, but in Claregalway, the drama is just beginning as its that time of year again when the local Leisure Centre is transformed into a theatre for the 38th Annual Claregalway Festival of Drama. This year, in a… Read more »

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The St. Patrick’s Day committee in Claregalway will host a marquee with lots of children’s and musical entertainment and food in the courtyard of Hughes SuperValu from noon to 3pm on St. Patrick’s Day, Tuesday March 17th and this year will also include a short traditional parade at noon from The Arches Hotel over to… Read more »

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY LUNCH 2020…. PLEASE JOIN US THIS SUNDAY THE 8TH OF MARCH FROM 12.30PM TO 2.30PM FOR OUR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY LUNCH IN THE KINGS HEAD BISTRO ON SUNDAY THE 8TH OF MARCH – Please support our International Women’s Day Lunch/Dinner in Galway on SUNDAY, March the 8th 2020 in The Kings Head… Read more »